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The '''Illinois State Museum''' is the official museum of the natural history of the U.S. state of Illinois. The headquarters museum is located on Spring and Edwards Streets, one block southwest of the Illinois State Capitol, in Springfield, Illinois|Springfield, the state capital. There are satellite museums in Chicago, Illinois|Chicago, Dickson Mounds, Lockport, Illinois|Lockport, and Rend Lake. In addition to natural history exhibits, the main museum in Springfield focuses on the state's cultural and artistic heritage. Exhibits include local fossils and mining, household displays from different historic periods, dioramas of Native American life, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, and a collection of glass paperweights. Due to Illinois budgetary challenges, the Illinois State Museum was temporarily closed in October 2015—June...
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